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Yearn to Fear: Australian Spy Thriller - The Lamarr Series Book 1 Kindle Edition
Capable of curing humanity…
But more adept at controlling it…
Sydney scientist, Marcus Hall, is developing a radical 5G Wi-Fi receiver for CSIRO. With access to secretive Lamarr computer chips - this technology promises billions to repair Australia's ravaged economy. On a caffeine boosted whim, he inadvertently discovers a therapeutic breakthrough in neuroscience. Or so he thinks…
His seemingly trustworthy lab partner, Henry, is an unlikely Australian spy. His official duty is keeping tabs on the project and their Lamarr chips. But the whole project is now classified top-secret.
Marcus remains blissfully unaware of the many secrets surrounding him, until he witnesses the graphic murder of a colleague. Could this event reveal Henry as a master deceiver and ruthless double agent? Will the scientific discovery be fatal for Marcus, those he loves, and the one he yearns for? Marcus faces a soul tearing dilemma: is the only means of stopping the carnage to weaponise his prototype?
Foreign intelligence agencies realise the top-secret breakthrough is priceless. One particular spy leads the race to seize the invention. A psychological master of the long game, espionage, and extortion, his only rule according to Kung Fu: Win.
Friend and foe alike confront this psychotic mastermind. All will FEAR him, but is their FEAR real? Only the next six minutes will tell…
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Loved the weaving into the story of the genius of Hedy Lamarr. Great characters, fast action, original concepts and always the unexpected. Looking forward to 'Fear to Recall'.
This story has chapters told by many different viewpoints, giving you an insight into the thoughts and actions of both the good, and not so good, characters.
The tech speak was a bit above my head, but everything was explained in such detail that you can still get a picture of what it all means.
I also liked that, as an Australian myself, this book set in Australia wasn't full of the typical stereotypes that a lot of books set here are.
This was a twisty story, filled with scheming and tension, and I totally enjoyed the ride! I hope to read more from this author in the future.
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The author gives the characters depth, and a back story which really helps getting to know them, however this does not been that they are predictable far from it. There is a balance of male and females, with the female characters being integral to the storyline rather than the damsels in distress. That does not mean that there is not a cheeky bit of romance, and of course a description of a hunky man is never not welcome!
The plot line and the development of the story is original and makes exciting reading.
I have read lots of thrillers set in America, Britain and the Netherlands but never one set in Australia before, however I would read another.
The political aspect to the plot line is interesting and develops well over the course of the novel.
I really enjoyed this book, I read it quickly and at no point did I feel it dragged. I am converted to Australian spy thrillers and would certainly read more from this author. So for those of you who are looking for spies, guns, plot twists, political intrigue, and just a spot of romance, I wholeheartedly recommend.
Without giving the full story line away I tell you it's set-in post COVID19 times in Australia. Again, I thoughts stumbling point for me not being Australian I know nothing about their life of culture. But it did not matter life and politics is the same everywhere. Also, this is when 5G starts if it hasn't already and we don't know about it lol
The book is about MARC1 the box. This an invention which uses 5g and radio waves however what happened next and the effects from MARC1 was what no one was expecting.
As it set in post Covid19 there are parts that are medical as well as 5g this would have taken the author a great deal of time to look into these things and make sure he was doing his book justice. Cause any wrong medical point would have just been a disappointment and spoilt the book.
For me personality I would certainly give this author another go, for 2 reasons you can tell he did his homework before writing the book and the fact that although the book is fiction you just never know. We are living in an ever changing world, well maybe not to degree of this book but somewhere in that direction.
There is political intrigue aplenty, spies at every turn, murder and mayhem, but at the base of it there is a steady thread of warm humour and a cast of characters you are rooting for. I had many laugh out loud moments. Some of the more intricate descriptions of the workings and use of the radio waves I found myself struggling with, but was fascinated to learn that Hedy Lamarr (after whom the original microchip in the story is named) was an iconic actress but also an inventor and an early player in our now popular Bluetooth! Fascinating! The author has clearly done masses of research to make the story interesting and believable. I found I enjoyed it very much.
It is a very pleasant read, with several sarcastic comments, several moments of comedy, but also moments of great tension, with characters that change throughout history, because, to quote, “we are not born with the feeling of hatred”. A very current story, in a post-covid scenario and using 5G, with a wonderful touch of science fiction. What more can we ask for? Only the next book, which I have already bothered to check, is already being written!
❣Book▪▪|| Yearn to fear ||
💡Author ▪▪ @chasmurrellauthor
Overall rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟
💈Technology is growing up with fastest speed day by day and everyone wants the information on their finger tips within a second.🐼
💈Story starts with monotonous speech of Marcus with google jokes on the occusion of his brother wedding.
MARCUS, who is CSIRO electronic engineer working on LAMARR project with Unexperienced Assistant HENRY Henderson and SARAH Pease (project manager) under Australian Government Lab house. 🐼🐼
🔰Another Side, PETER (General manager) ordered the DNA test kit because he his having ancestral past connected to Mongal. After the test results it's revealed that "GENGHIS KHAN" was his twenty-second grandfather.
🔭 Apart from all this, Lamarr project is related to internet speed and faster data downloading processes then currently possible which very really helpful for the GDP of Australian Government.
💂Intense part is yet to come about thriller and to know the answer of bellow questn .... you guy's have to read the whole book.
💡 What is marc 1 , discover by MARCUS ??
💡Where did the Lamarr chips come from?? Who invented it
💡Why Henry try to kill Peter...??
About what I liked...
🔰Book is tottaly related to Science , technology upgradation and era of COVID-19.
🔰Combination of Thriller and suspense hold you till last.
🔰Few of the words r little be hard to understand throughout the story.
🔰Character play a wonderful role .
Thank you so much Sir